SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- dick clark productions, inc. and Tubefilter announced today the official nominations for the 3(rd) Annual Streamy Awards at http://www.streamys.org/nominees. The Streamy Awards honors excellence in original online video programming and those who create it, bringing together the leading creative talent from the online entertainment industry. The 3(rd) Annual Streamy Awards, Presented by Coca-Cola will be streamed live on February 17, 2013 from the Hollywood Palladium.
The nominees for The 3(rd) Annual Streamy Awards demonstrate how talent from both traditional media and new media are coming together in the online video space, with programs from established studios, new emerging multi-channel networks and independent producers.
Social comedy MyMusic leads the way with nine Streamy Award nominations including Best Comedy Series, Best Direction (Rafi Fine, Benny Fine), and Best Guest Appearance (Felicia Day). Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, an action-drama series based on the popular video game Halo, earned eight Streamy nominations including Best Action or Sci-Fi Series, Best Writing: Drama (Todd and Aaron Helbing), Best Male Performance: Drama (Tom Green) and Best Female Performance: Drama (Anna Popplewell).
Yahoo!'s hit web series, Burning Love, a comedy that follows a man in his quest for the perfect woman, received five Streamy nominations including Best Comedy Series, Best Ensemble Cast, Best Male Performance: Comedy (Ken Marino), Best Guest Appearance (Ken Jeong) and Best Female Performance: Comedy (Kristen Bell).
Other highlights include the Best First-Person Series category where The Philip DeFranco Show, The Flog, Ryan Higa, Daily Grace, and iJustine are nominated, and the Best News and Culture Series where Larry King, The Young Turks, Philip DeFranco, VICE News, and SourceFed face-off.
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THE OFFICIAL 3rd ANNUAL STREAMY AWARD NOMINEES ---------------------------------------------- (For full list of nominees, visit: http://www.streamys.org/ nominees-winners/3rd-annual-nominees/) Best Direction Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Mike Diva, Mike Diva Presents Benny Fine, Rafi Fine, MyMusic Best Action or Sci-Fi Series Jon Avnet, Jan H+ The Digital Series Drew Daywalt, Black Box TV DR0NE Stewart Hendler, H+ The Digital Series Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Bite Me Best Ensemble Cast Clutch Burning Love Cybergeddon Best Comedy Series Epic Meal Time Burning Love The Lizzie Bennet Diaries The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Video Game High School SMOSH MyMusic Best Drama Series PrisonPals Lauren Anyone But Me The Booth at the End RUNAWAYS
A team from the professional services firm of Ernst & Young supervised the tabulation of the on-line votes for the nominees in each of the different categories.
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Tubefilter is the leading digital entertainment media company covering the online video industry and is the definitive source for industry news, reviews, and industry events. Properties include: Tubefilter News, the authority for online video industry and leading source for web series news and reviews; Tubefilter Meetups, an event series where online video professionals gather to hear expert panel discussions and meet other advertisers, executives, and content creators; and the Streamy Awards, a star-studded awards show honoring excellence in online video programming. Visit www.tubefilter.com and follow @tubefilter on Twitter.
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